Vast hack‑for‑hire scheme targeted thousands of people, organizations

An obscure Indian company operated a scheme targeting non-profits, banks, politicians and journalists all over the world, a report says. A hack-for-hire group targeted thousands of people and hundreds of organizations across six continents for several years, according to a report by Citizen Lab. The internet watchdog, based at the University at Toronto, tied the ring, … More Vast hack‑for‑hire scheme targeted thousands of people, organizations

The WannaCry attack: takeaways for C-level executives

What does the WannaCry attack mean from the point of view of the organizations’ overall risk? In principle, ransomware is far from new. However, this attack has shown that the scale of a ransomware attack can be really massive. Using new attack vectors, the crooks behind the attack managed to deliver the malicious payload to … More The WannaCry attack: takeaways for C-level executives

ESET Introduces ESET Threat Intelligence, Early Warning Service for Enterprise Customers

ESET is introducing ESET Threat Intelligence, a service that predicts and proactively notifies customers of real-time threats targeting their businesses so they can be more flexible when adapting to a rapidly changing threat landscape. Additionally, the service is available for the security teams of Enterprise companies as well as Security Operations Centers to analyse specific malware and provide … More ESET Introduces ESET Threat Intelligence, Early Warning Service for Enterprise Customers

Organizations advised to invest in a culture of cybersecurity

A culture of cybersecurity is essential in today’s organizations to help ensure that they are able to successfully fend off cyberattacks. This is according to Lindsay Goodspeed, communications specialist at the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council. Writing in a company blog, Goodspeed explained that prioritizing security is essential for all types of enterprises, big … More Organizations advised to invest in a culture of cybersecurity

Cybersecurity becoming a key boardroom agenda item

An increase in the number of cyberattacks and growing awareness of the threat has made cybersecurity a key boardroom level agenda item. After previous research showed just 1 in 7 security chiefs report to the CEO, according to a new study from Marsh, there has been a discernable increase in the understanding of cyberthreats among board … More Cybersecurity becoming a key boardroom agenda item